Over 18 months, Andrew Denton travelled throughout Australia and across the world to investigate why good people are dying bad deaths in Australia – and why there is no law to help them.

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In 2019, more than two dozen Western Australians courageously stepped forward to tell their stories. Their message: ‘What happened to us was cruel and unnecessary, and should never be allowed to happen again’.

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Written by sons, daughters, husbands, wives, partners, and friends, as well as the dying themselves, The Damage Done detail trauma and suffering on a staggering scale in the absence of VAD laws in Australia.

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Fatal Fraud

This is a film about a film. Fatal Fraud is a case study about techniques used by opponents against evidence-based public policy initiatives.

In this film, Andrew Denton explains with the help of leading experts how emotional manipulation, fear, framing and omission are deployed to sow Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt in the minds of legislators and the public. 

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Quick links to Australia’s only VAD legislation in Victoria, how it works, and where to find more information.

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A collection of links and tools so you can educate and equip yourself, your family and the people around you with the means to have a better conversation about death and dying.

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Visit our collection of peer reviewed, carefully analysed and well-established research, captured in our books and eBooks that show the full picture.

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